Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of May 27 to June 2, 2020.
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Many people who are arrested do not get prosecuted in the first place and many who are prosecuted do not get convicted.
• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Sumner Avenue regarding a domestic violence disturbance. Deputies arrested Braden Gastineau from Lynwood Springs, Colorado on suspicion of assault.
• Two Harbors deputies responded to a call of a reported burglary to a boat in Catalina Harbor. Deputies contacted an individual and determined no crimes had been committed.
• Deputies responded to a call where a vehicle was speeding and driving unsafely on Wrigley Terrace Road. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicle. Extra patrol checks will be made in the area.
• Deputies arrested Santos Rivera from Avalon on suspicion of being drunk in public after they saw him passed out on the Avalon golf course.
• Deputies at Two Harbors arrested David Trainer from Two Harbors for allegations of sexual battery.
• Deputies arrested Victor Garcia and David Barrera from Avalon for allegedly being drunk in public in the 300 block of Crescent Avenue.
• A victim reported someone stole the battery out of his vehicle in the 400 block of Avalon Canyon Road. The investigation is ongoing.
• A victim reported a motorist hit his vehicle and left the scene in the 200 block of Catalina Avenue.
There were no injuries and the damage was minor. The investigation is ongoing.
• Deputies received a call of someone trespassing at Descanso Beach. Deputies contacted the individual who agreed to immediately leave the cabana area of the beach club.
The men and women of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department would like to thank the community of Avalon for their continued cooperation with the “Safer at Home” order, and the wearing of masks during these trying times.
We also want to thank everyone for complying with the temporary curfew.